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Coded Couture exhibition in New York presents garments that detect lies and read tweets

03/17/2016

A new exhibition at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery in New York includes garments, jewelry and shoes fitted with technologies such as speech recognition sensors and heartbeat monitors.

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Smart Fashion of the Future Is on View at Pratt Manhattan’s “Coded_Couture” Show

02/17/2016

Technology and fashion are clearly on the brains of museum folk. Whetting our appetites for The Costume Institute’s “Manus x Machina” this May, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston will exhibit “#techstyle”

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This Innovative Exhibit Explores How Coding Is Used In Fashion Design

02/08/2016

From clothing that shocks the wearer for lying or mirrors our social media activity to jewelry made from our own cells, code points the way to the wearable future...

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Designers, Students Mesh Apparel With Technology

12/23/2015

Tasked with creating wearable technology for astronauts aboard the International Space Station, student teams designed products to control interior lighting, locate objects in storage and more...

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Introducing the Astronaut Clothing of the Future

07/05/2015

For years, the standard on the International Space Station has been cargo shorts and T-shirts, but that’s about to change.

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SXSW: Introducing Smart Textiles

03/15/2015

The next hot wearable might be the one no one knows you’re wearing. Experts predict a wave of smart fabrics and e-textiles that do what FitBits and Apple Watches do now, just with more subtlety.

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Tech Specs: Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman, Director of Pratt’s IMARI Lab

03/12/2015

The founder of Pratt Institute’s research facility for materials and technology talks hardware, software, favorite Apps, hacks, coveted devices and emerging technologies...

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‘Back to the Future’s’ self-drying coat? Not yet.

02/12/2015

The fabric of tomorrow is smart. The self-drying jacket may not exist now, but a shirt that can think or even give a charge to your mobile device does...

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Exhibition Explores Fashion’s 3-D Frontier

02/12/2015

A shirt that can tell you how you feel? Or one that can tell you how your favorite athlete feels? It’s happening today as technology drives brand innovation...

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Michelle Obama and fashion designers show students the grit behind the glamour

10/08/2014

Pailes-Friedman and her team join First Lady Michelle Obama and fashion icons including Jason Wu, Tracy Reese, Narciso Rodriguez, Diane von Furstenberg, Thom Browne, Reed Krakoff and Prabal Gurung.

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Fashion meets renewable energy – clothes that charge your smartphone

08/04/2014

From fibers that convert sunlight into electrical energy, to uploading your kinetic energy to a green energy bank, the worlds of fashion and technology are merging . . . ask Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman.

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What Is The Future Of Fabric? These Smart Textiles Will Blow Your Mind

05/07/2014

Tasked with creating wearable technology for astronauts aboard the International Space Station, student teams designed products to control interior lighting, locate objects in storage and more...

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